Originally scheduled June 14th 2020, because of COVID19 restrictions, this annual event has been moved to Sunday, August 9th, 4pm at Mustique at Hampton House, 3 Glovers Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY.
This pet fashion, talent and rescue extravaganza will feature the cutest dogs in the Hamptons! Area businesses, and Kennedy Art Productions are joining forces to present the 2020 Hamptons Barking Beauty Pageant to help raise the money needed by RSVP Animal Welfare and Rescue Group to save and rehabilitate abused and neglected area pets, and to help fund the WHB PAC Nancy & Frederick DeMatteis Arts Academy and their young performers.
Founded in 2006, The Barking Beauty Pageant has helped support community projects and animal rescue groups with exciting pageant events in New York City, Philadelphia, and New Jersey. The 3rd Annual, 2020 Hamptons Barking Beauty Pageant will mark their 15th pageant event overall.
The Barking Beauty Pageant is the original beauty pageant event for dogs. Patterned after human beauty pageants, the canine contestants will compete in Photogenic, Activewear, Glamourwear and Talent, for the chance to win a Crown, Medals, Banners, trophies and beautiful gifts from the event Sponsors, all while contributing to worthwhile causes. Spectators will also win with Door Prizes, a Silent Auction, and a 50/50 Raffle.
For more information on your pup becoming a Contestant, Sponsorship Opportunity and tickets, please contact Leslie Kennedy of Kennedy Art Productions and The Barking Beauty Pageant at 917-797-4331 or email Leslie at BarkingBeautyPageant@gmail.com.
The official website for the event is www.BarkingBeautyPageant.org. Connect socially with her on Facebook @TheBarkingBeauty, on Instagram at @BarkingBeautyPageant and on Twitter @BarkingBeauty.
For media requests about the 2020 Hamptons Barking Beauty Pageant or to set up an interview with Leslie Kennedy or the reigning 2019 Hamptons Barking Beauty, please call 917-797-4331 or email Leslie at BarkingBeautyPageant@gmail.com
About The Barking Beauty Pageant: The Barking Beauty Pageant seeks to provide a fun, bonding and learning experience for the contestant dogs and their parents, while providing a unique entertainment experience for the spectating audience, and an opportunity for all to contribute to a deserving local pet charity and an active area civic organization/charity by providing funds for education, creative recreation, medical care, food and/or other services as needed.
About RSVP Animal Welfare & Rescue Group: RSVP, Inc., is a proactive, grass roots animal welfare organization dedicated to improving the lives of companion animals while enhancing the communities in which they live by providing low-cost and free spay/neuter assistance, rescue and adoption services, pet-care education and continued oversight and support as needed for responsible pet ownership.
About the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Nancy & Frederick DeMatteis Arts Academy: For the over 600 students who participate in the onsite week-long camps, after-school classes, and tween and teen theatre troupes annually, the WHB PAC Arts Academy is designed to empower, engage, and educate youth and adults through high-quality, transformative performing arts and storytelling experiences, to cultivate creative expression, empathy, and confidence in all students - regardless of socioeconomic background, race, gender, or sexual identity, and to build a nurturing and strong community within the WHBPAC walls and beyond.